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English noun: Morse

1. Morse (communication) a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)


Synonymsinternational Morse code, Morse code


Broader (hypernym)code


Part holonymdah, dash, dit, dot

2. Morse (person) United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)


SynonymsSamuel F. B. Morse, Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Samuel Morse


Instance hypernymartificer, discoverer, inventor, painter









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